CUPE Nova Scotia represents more than 18,000 working women and men employed throughout the public sector. We are proud to be part of Canada's largest and fastest-growing union.
CUPE represents workers in health care, education, municipalities, libraries, child care, universities, social services, public utilities, transportation, emergency services and airlines.
CUPE members are service-providers, white-collar workers, technicians, labourers, skilled trades people and professionals. More than half of CUPE members are women. About one-third are part-time workers.
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Violence in the workplace continues to be a problem for CUPE members, particularly in the acute care, long term, home care and education sectors.
In many cases it is difficult to find immediate solutions as the source of the violence is often residents, patients or students with cognitive impairments such as dimentia or autism. Incidents often include hitting, biting and even sexual assault. Click above to continue reading.
The CUPE Nova Scotia Atlantic Region’s Weeklong School Scholarship is awarded by CUPE Nova Scotia on an annual basis. Two scholarships of $750.00 each are available to locals that would otherwise be financially unable to send a delegate to the weeklong school. Click above for full details. CClick above for full details of the scholarship and the courses being offered.
Please click above to read CUPE Nova Sotia's policy on personal appeals.